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reparo

Translation of reparo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (reserva, inconveniente) See examples: siempre pone reparos a todo
    she always finds problems with o raises objections about everything
    expresó sus reparos al acuerdo
    he expressed his reservations about the agreement
    no tengo ningún reparo en decírselo a la cara
    I'm quite prepared to tell him to his face
    I have no qualms about telling him to his face
    le encomendó el trabajo con cierto reparo
    she entrusted the work to him with some reservation
  • 3 (México) (de un caballo, toro) See examples: el caballo dio un reparo
    the horse reared up o shied
    aguantó los reparos del caballo
    he held on despite the horse's bucking/rearing
Example sentences
  • Si algo le molesta, lo dice sin reparo.
  • Durante este primer debate, los legisladores presentaron sus observaciones y reparos al proyecto.
  • Ya se escuchan reparos constitucionales sobre el carácter obligatorio de la medida.

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